Counting Backward by 8s Worksheets

You’ve seen your mom using teaspoons, tablespoons, and other instruments to measure ingredients, haven’t you? Let's delve into one such measurement scenario before we get cracking with the counting backward by 8s worksheets here. Sarah uses 8 teaspoons of sugar per day to make coffee for her family. How many days is a cup of sugar enough for if there are 48 teaspoons in a cup? Count down – count backward – by 8s and count the numbers in the sequence to answer such questions. Master backward skip counting with our printable worksheets presenting partially filled number lines and incomplete sequences for practice. In the coffee scenario above, the sequence would be 48, 40, 32, 24, 16, and 8. Sara’s family will make coffee for six days with a cup of sugar.

These pdf worksheets are designed for 2nd grade and 3rd grade children.

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